Calidore Quartet
Bridget Kibbey, harp

Sunday, April 06, 2025 - 3:00 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

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About This Performance

Harp virtuoso Bridget Kibbey returns to PCMS with the New York-based Calidore Quartet, an ensemble lauded for its “meticulously detailed performances” (BBC Music Magazine). Their program features masterworks from the French Belle Époque, including music by Debussy and Fauré and a haunting musical rendition of Edgar Allan Poe’s macabre tale The Mask of the Red Death by Caplet.

Debussy: Danses sacrée et profane
Debussy: Arabesque No. 1
Debussy: Prelude from Suite Bergamasque
Fauré: Une châtelaine en sa tour
Currier: Harp Quintet  Philadelphia Premiere/PCMS Co-Commission
Beethoven: Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 74, Harp
Caplet: Conte fantastique

The Artist(s)

Calidore string Quartet
Calidore Quartet
The Calidore String Quartet is recognized as one of the world’s foremost interpreters of a vast chamber music repertory, from the cycles of quartets by Beethoven and Mendelssohn to works of celebrated contemporary voices like György Kurtág, Jörg Widmann, and Caroline Shaw. For more than a decade, the Calidore has enjoyed performances and residencies in the world’s major venues and festivals,… Read More
Bridget Kibbey
Bridget Kibbey, harp
Harpist Bridget Kibbey is in demand for her virtuosic and soulful performances that transcend her instrument. At ease crossing classical, global, and jazz genres, Kibbey dives deep into historic narratives —from the baroque, to the French Belle Époque to Persian Modes, to Nuevo Latino traditions and beyond – while resonating within the vanguard of the new.… Read More


Calidore Quartet | NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert
Bridget Kibbey | Bach: Toccata & Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565